27th February 2006

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Smith: 'I Connect With Shahjahan'

Rapper/actor WILL SMITH felt a spiritual connection with 17th century Mughul Emperor SHAHJAHAN during his recent visit to India, because he too has...

27th February 2006 3:36



Korn Receive Hometown Honour

A stretch of road in Bakersfield, California, has been renamed to honour hometown rock group KORN. The small street is located near the city's...

27th February 2006 3:36



Iggy Pop 'Too Pricey' For Nme Award

Veteran rocker IGGY POP was the first choice to be presented with the Godlike Genius Award at the NME Awards last week (23FEB06), but was reportedly...

27th February 2006 3:36



Madonna Collects Trl Lifetime Achievement Honour

Pop superstar MADONNA was honoured with an MTV TOTAL REQUEST LIVE (TRL) Lifetime Achievement Award in New York City on Saturday night (25FEB06). ...

27th February 2006 3:36



George Michael In Drugs Arrest

GEORGE MICHAEL was arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs in the early hours of yesterday (26FEB06) morning after he was discovered slumped at the...

27th February 2006 3:36



The Things They Say 1436

"I dream of having children. To have more McConaughey bloodline in the world would be a good thing." Actor MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY longs to pro-create.

27th February 2006 3:36



Mccarthy Wants To Spook Hilton

Model/actress JENNY McCARTHY would love to haunt socialite PARIS HILTON if she becomes a spirit after death. The SCARY MOVIE 3 actress wants to...

27th February 2006 3:36



The Things They Say 1435

" What I really wish is that someone would just give me my call time - then I would go to hair and make-up and walk in." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star...

27th February 2006 3:36



Azaria's Spamalot Pain

HANK AZARIA uses key torture to stop himself from breaking out into a fit of giggles when he's performing onstage. The ALONG CAME POLLY star...

27th February 2006 3:36



The Things They Say 1434

"They should all seek professional help." LOVE ACTUALLY star BILL NIGHY laughs off his new found sex symbol status.

27th February 2006 3:36



Madea's Family Reunion Tops Us Box Office

DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN star TYLER PERRY's latest movie, MADEA'S FAMILY REUNION, shot straight to the top of the US box office with $30.25...

27th February 2006 3:36



Fascinating Fact 1084

Actor TERRENCE HOWARD was paid just $12,000 (GBP7,050) for his Oscar-nominated performance in HUSTLE + FLOW.

27th February 2006 3:36



Walker Warmed To Czech Republic

THE FAST AND FURIOUS star PAUL WALKER desperately wanted to film RUNNING SCARED in New Jersey and was furious when production was moved to the Czech...

27th February 2006 3:36



Eckhart Tests His Anti-smoking Resolve

Actor AARON ECKHART feared he'd return to his old chain-smoking ways when he learned his character had to puff away in movie remake THE BLACK...

27th February 2006 3:36



Ventriloquist Layne Dies

RICKIE LAYNE, a ventriloquist who frequently appeared on THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW with his Yiddish-accented dummy VELVEL, has died at the age of 81. ...

27th February 2006 3:36



Gyllenhaal Changes Attitude To Acting

Hollywood actor JAKE GYLLENHAAL has never worked harder in his life since starring in upcoming DAVID FINCHER movie ZODIAC. The Oscar-nominated...

27th February 2006 3:36



Hawn's Family Celebrate 60th Birthday With Tattoos

Actress GOLDIE HAWN and her family celebrated her 60th birthday by getting tattoos to commemorate the occasion. The PRIVATE BENJAMIN star and her...

27th February 2006 3:36



Kidman: 'Wedding Rumours Complete Nonsense'

LATEST: MOULIN ROUGE star NICOLE KIDMAN has slammed press reports she will marry country music star KEITH URBAN in Australia next month (MAR06). ...

27th February 2006 3:36



The Things They Say 1433

"I'd probably be OPRAH (WINFREY). She pretty much owns the world now." Grammy Award winner KELLY CLARKSON would like to trade places with the US chat...

27th February 2006 3:36



Madonna Queen Of UK Charts Again

MADONNA has jumped straight in at the top of the UK singles chart to claim her 12th number one with SORRY, ending veteran singer LEO SAYER's unlikely...

27th February 2006 3:36



Gooding Warns Howard About Oscar Nomination

Oscar winner CUBA GOODING JR is urging TERRENCE HOWARD not to let his Academy Award nomination affect his work, insisting it is easy to become...

27th February 2006 9:28



Billy Elliot Rules Laurence Olivier Awards

The SIR ELTON JOHN-scored musical BILLY ELLIOT was the big winner at the Laurence Olivier Awards in London last night (26FEB06) - scooping four...

27th February 2006 9:28



Buchanan Mending Friendship With Ex-sugababe Buena

SUGABABES singer KEISHA BUCHANAN almost irretrievably damaged her friendship with her ex-bandmate MUTYA BUENA during their time touring the world...

27th February 2006 9:28



Manson Woos Von Teese With Cup Cakes

Shock rocker MARILYN MANSON surprised his new wife DITA VON TEESE on Valentine's Day (14FEB06) by baking her a selection of cup cakes. Burlesque...

27th February 2006 9:28



Simpson Dines With Governor

JESSICA SIMPSON took a break from filming her latest movie to dine with New Mexico governor BILL RICHARDSON at his mansion in Santa Fe, New Mexico. ...

27th February 2006 9:28



Stone Slams Madonna's Evita Performance

Controversial film-maker OLIVER STONE has dismissed MADONNA's performance in 1996 musical EVITA as inadequate, because she could only play the...

27th February 2006 9:28



Kylie Counted On Mother For Support

Australian pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE has publicly praised her mother CAROLE for helping her win her ongoing battle with breast cancer. The...

27th February 2006 9:28



Execute Glitter For 'Abuse', Says Aunt

Disgraced British rocker GARY GLITTER should be executed for the sexual abuse he is accused of carrying out on two girls aged 10 and 11, according to...

27th February 2006 9:28



U2 Honoured By Amnesty International

Irish rockers U2 have been named Ambassadors of Conscience by human rights group Amnesty International, at a ceremony in Chile. The WITH OR...

27th February 2006 9:28



The Things They Say 1438

"I've never been into big boobs; I can't imagine always having to wear a bra." THE SIMPLE LIFE star NICOLE RICHIE likes to keep her wardrobe simple....

27th February 2006 9:28



Fascinating Fact 1085

Former MELROSE PLACE star HEATHER LOCKLEAR is in talks to play the lead in ABC comedy pilot WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE. Locklear would play a recently...

27th February 2006 9:28



Mccarthy Is Invincible

Actress/model JENNY McCARTHY is amazed she's still alive and well, because she's had numerous brushes with death. As a child the blonde beauty...

27th February 2006 9:28



The Things They Say 1437

"I don't want to play the beautiful girl in the background. I want complex roles with many dimensions and colours." French actress EVA GREEN, who has...

27th February 2006 9:28



Dern Warns Actors About Vulnerability

Actor BRUCE DERN is urging Hollywood stars to consider their vulnerability - insisting an actor is only as good as his last role. The MONSTER star...

27th February 2006 9:28



Nighy Gave Up Journalism To Act

British actor BILL NIGHY once dreamed of being a "glamorous" journalist, but turned his back on the career when friends urged him to take the...

27th February 2006 9:28



Laurie Finds Playing An American 'Deeply Odd'

English actor HUGH LAURIE insists playing an American doctor on hit TV show HOUSE, is "deeply odd" and "upsetting" for his family in London. The...

27th February 2006 9:28



Walker Wants Daughter To Become Musician

American actor PAUL WALKER desperately wants his daughter MEADOW to become a musician - and not an actress. THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS star is keen...

27th February 2006 9:28



Liu To Change Asian Acting In Us

Actress LUCY LIU is determined to break cultural barriers and make Asian stars prominent in America, because she spent her childhood feeling...

27th February 2006 9:28



Wenn Music Review 2005

By Stephen Cunningsworth From marriage to divorce, natural disaster to fundraising, and convicted criminals to falsely accused superstars, 2005...

27th February 2006 11:55



Johansson's Ex Writes Song About Her

SCARLETT JOHANSSON is red-faced after discovering her schoolboy love is poised to release a song charting their relationship and her subsequent rise...

27th February 2006 13:46



Hurley Baby On The Way?

LATEST: British beauty ELIZABETH HURLEY again sparked rumours she is pregnant with a second child after making a portly appearance at a Versace...

27th February 2006 13:46



Gilliam Calls For Better Movie Piracy

British film-maker TERRY GILLIAM has outraged Hollywood studios by calling on illegal movie pirates to produce better quality DVDs. THE BROTHERS...

27th February 2006 13:46



Witherspoon Beats Roberts' Record

Actress REESE WITHERSPOON has surpassed Hollywood superstar JULIA ROBERTS to become the highest paid actress of all time. The WALK THE LINE star,...

27th February 2006 13:46



Gere Praises Bush's Stance On Aids

Actor and AIDS activist RICHARD GERE has praised US President GEORGE W BUSH for leading the fight against AIDS in India, but warns the area faces a...

27th February 2006 13:46



The Things They Say 1439

"I feel safe in white, because deep down I'm an angel." SEAN 'DIDDY' COMBS subverts his image.

27th February 2006 13:46



Fascinating Fact 1086

British girl group SUGABABES are the new legs of hosiery giant Pretty Polly. The signing sees them follow in the footsteps of former S CLUB SEVEN...

27th February 2006 13:46



Stone Lets Pets Pick Lovers

Soul sensation JOSS STONE places puppy love above romance - insisting any potential suitor must first win the approval of her two dogs. The YOU...

27th February 2006 13:46



Brits Caused Tunstall Pain

British rocker KT TUNSTALL has vowed to stop wearing high-heeled shoes to awards ceremonies, after her fancy footwear ruined her experience at this...

27th February 2006 13:46



Lewis Refuses To Return To Acting

Actress-turned-rocker JULIETTE LEWIS has vowed never to return to her Hollywood roots - unless she is offered a truly impressive script. The...

27th February 2006 13:46



Lachey Leaps To 'Dancing' Victory

US pop singer DREW LACHEY leaped to victory on US television's DANCING WITH THE STARS season finale on Sunday night (26FEB06). The former 98...

27th February 2006 13:46



Levine Stops Collaborating For Album Follow-up

MAROON 5 frontman ADAM LEVINE has promised to stop working with other artists so he can focus on writing the band's new album. The SHE WILL BE...

27th February 2006 13:46



Mccartney Lashes Out Over Sex Case

LATEST: SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's brother MIKE, who was cleared of groping a 16-year-old waitress last week (24FEB06), has furiously branded the...

27th February 2006 13:46



Spears Denies Second Pregnancy

LATEST: Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has rubbished speculation she is expecting a second child, just seven months after giving birth to baby SEAN...

27th February 2006 13:46



Bono Earns Neruda Award In Chile

Campaigning rocker BONO has been honoured with the prestigious Neruda Award by Chilean President RICARDO LAGOS. The U2 frontman received the medal...

27th February 2006 13:46



Mccarthy's Toilet Troubles

Actress/model JENNY McCARTHY was mortified when an unwelcome digestive problem killed the mood at an autograph signing during her Playboy days. ...

27th February 2006 13:46



Fascinating Fact 1087

CHICAGO star RICHARD GERE dressed up in drag to receive Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Man of the Year award last Friday (24FEB06). As part of...

27th February 2006 13:46



Garcia Loses Weight For Lost

LOST star JORGE GARCIA has shed a sixth of his bodyweight after TV viewers complained his portly frame didn't mesh with the castaway storyline. ...

27th February 2006 13:46



Freeman Calls For Oscar Changes

MORGAN FREEMAN has slammed the "best" tag linked to various Academy Awards because it discourages the actors who don't win. The MILLION DOLLAR...

27th February 2006 17:10



Eastwood Jr Denies Homosexual Claims

CLINT EASTWOOD's son KYLE has slammed a New York City estate agent's revelations they enjoyed a torrid homosexual romance as "utter rubbish". SAM...

27th February 2006 17:10



Hurley: 'I'm Not Pregnant'

LATEST: British model-turned-actress ELIZABETH HURLEY has rubbished reports she is pregnant with her second child. The BEDAZZLED star sparked...

27th February 2006 17:10



Wainwright To Cover Judy Garland

Singer/songwriter RUFUS WAINWRIGHT will perform JUDY GARLAND's legendary 1961 concert album at New York City's Carnegie Hall this summer (14JUN06). ...

27th February 2006 17:10



Rockers Promote Vintage Wine

Seventies rockers FOREIGNER have forged an unlikely partnership - their new world tour will promote an exclusive vineyard. The Legends of Wine +...

27th February 2006 17:10



Pink 'Uninspired' By Love

Punk pop star PINK has no intention of swapping her angst-fuelled rants for soppy love songs - despite her recent marriage. The JUST LIKE A PILL...

27th February 2006 17:10



Lewis Found Comfort In Scientology

Actress-turned-rocker JULIETTE LEWIS found strength in Scientology after taking part in a drug rehabilitation programme developed by the religion's...

27th February 2006 17:10



Peaches: 'Geldof Is Scary'

Crusading rocker BOB GELDOF has been branded an "angry Irishman" by his own daughter, who insists he is over-protective and volatile when it comes to...

27th February 2006 17:10



Strokes Star: 'I'm Not Dating Kate Moss'

THE STROKES guitarist ALBERT HAMMOND JR has dismissed reports he is romancing supermodel KATE MOSS after the pair were seen flirting with each other...

27th February 2006 17:10



Kaiser Chiefs Blast American Live 8 Performers

English band KAISER CHIEFS were shocked by their fellow performers at the US leg of the Live 8 charity gigs last summer (02JUL05), because so many of...

27th February 2006 17:10



The Things They Say 1441

"I don't want to play the beautiful girl in the background. I want complex roles with many dimensions and colours." French actress EVA GREEN, who has...

27th February 2006 17:10



Ted Turner Retires

CNN founder and media mogul TED TURNER has decided to step down from his role on the board at Time Warner. The 67-year-old, who founded the Cable...

27th February 2006 17:10



Gervais: 'Simpsons Role Was Dream Come True'

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has hailed his cameo on cult cartoon THE SIMPSONS as the pinnacle of his comedic career. THE OFFICE and EXTRAS...

27th February 2006 17:10



The Things They Say 1440

"When I went out for roles, they'd say 'What are you?' I'd just say, 'Me? I'm human." VIN DIESEL on his bi-racial background.

27th February 2006 17:10



Winfrey Ponders Cruise's Mentality

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY admits she's still perplexed by TOM CRUISE's infamous sofa outburst when he appeared on her show to discuss fiancee...

27th February 2006 17:10



Bollywood Star Sues Magazine

Bollywood star AAMIR KHAN is suing a movie magazine for using his photograph to advertise their film awards. The Indian actor is demanding 21...

27th February 2006 17:10



Slovakia Outraged By Hostel

Government officials in Slovakia have expressed their concern that new backpacker horror movie HOSTEL makes their country appear dangerous. The...

27th February 2006 17:10



Model Nemcova Denies Willis Romance

Czech-born supermodel PETRA NEMCOVA has dismissed rumours she is dating Hollywood hardman BRUCE WILLIS - despite the actor's reported claims to the...

27th February 2006 17:10



Universal Studio Chairman Stacey Snider Quits -- Joins Dreamworks

In the latest blow to the NBC Universal empire, Universal Studio Chairman Stacey Snider announced on Sunday that she has decided to leave the...

27th February 2006 18:27



Churches Helping To Boost Movies

In an interview with Bloomberg News, Walt Borchers of MovieTickets.com credited Tyler Perry's strong appeal among black churchgoers with the...

27th February 2006 18:27



Family Fares Well

Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion became just as big a hit over the weekend as his Diary of a Mad Black Woman was a year ago. The new film...

27th February 2006 18:27



Darren Mcgavin, Who Starred In First Tv Series In 1951, Dies At 83

Darren McGavin, who had one of the longest careers of any television actor, including that of Casey, Crime Photographer in the Sidney...

27th February 2006 18:27



Comedian Don Knotts Dies At 81

Don Knotts, best remembered for his role as Barney Fife, the nervous deputy on the long-running Andy Griffith Show in the 1960s, died Friday of...

27th February 2006 18:27



Ted Turner Says He'll Leave Time Warner Board

Ted Turner, who had been increasingly marginalized by the leadership of Time Warner since he sold Turner Broadcasting to the company in 1996, will...

27th February 2006 18:27



Journalists' Death Toll Rises To 82 In Iraq

Three more journalists working in Iraq, a correspondent for al-Arabiya TV, her engineer and a cameraman, were shot and killed while reporting from...

27th February 2006 18:27



Cbs News Apologizes For Altered Photo

In yet another embarrassment for CBS News, the executive producer of 48 Hours Mystery has apologized after the magazine program aired a doctored...

27th February 2006 18:27



Will It Be The Real Deal For Nbc?

NBC will segue from contestants taking their chances on the ice and snow to contestants taking their chances on numbered suitcases this week as it...

27th February 2006 18:27



It's Strictly Ballroom As Olympics Fizzle Out

Faced with little competition from rival networks on Friday and Saturday, NBC's coverage of the Winter Olympics from Turin, Italy easily dominated...

27th February 2006 18:27



Dennis Weaver Dies In Colorado

DENNIS WEAVER, who played slow-witted deputy CHESTER GOODE in the classic TV western GUNSMOKE and a cowboy cop in McCLOUD, has died. He was 81. ...

27th February 2006 21:31



The Things They Say 1442

"I said I'd w**k a tramp for success. Though I've never w**ked off anyone...except myself, obviously." KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON's ambition...

27th February 2006 21:31



Domingo To Be Honoured At Classical Brits

Spanish opera sensation PLACIDO DOMINGO will perform at this year's (06) Classical Brit Awards, where he will also collect a prestigious Lifetime...

27th February 2006 21:31



Fascinating Fact 1088

MADONNA has received a pair of fake eyelashes, made from real mink and studded with diamonds, from Japanese make-up artist SHU UEMURA.

27th February 2006 21:31



Mobb Deep Defend Work With G-unit

Hip-hop duo MOBB DEEP insist their collaboration with G-UNIT on their forthcoming album hasn't compromised their definitive "murda musik" style. ...

27th February 2006 21:31



The Judds Inducted Into State Hall Of Fame

Family country duo THE JUDDS have been inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall Of Fame. Actress ASHLEY JUDD's mother NAOMI and sister WYNONNA joined...

27th February 2006 21:31



Pink Relishes 'Stupid Girls' Criticism

LATEST: Outspoken pop star PINK is thrilled her socialite parody music video STUPID GIRLS has attracted such a barrage of criticism, because she...

27th February 2006 21:31



Fans Petition For Orbison Memorial

Fans of late rock 'n' roll star ROY ORBISON are campaigning for a plaque to be erected on his unmarked grave in Los Angeles. More than 8,000...

27th February 2006 21:31



Carey To Make Big Screen Comeback

After a triumphant musical comeback, MARIAH CAREY has once again set her sights on the big screen and is set to appear in independent drama...

27th February 2006 21:31



Michael Admits To 'Stupid' Drugs Possession

LATEST: Pop superstar GEORGE MICHAEL has admitted to possessing drugs after he was discovered slumped at the wheel of his car in the early hours of...

27th February 2006 21:31



The Things They Say 1443

"CHRIS (ROCK) said, 'Go there with a passport, $10,000 and a fake beard. And if you have to head to Mexico, you head to Mexico.'" Comedian CHRIS ROCK...

27th February 2006 21:31



Midler's Marriage Shock

Hollywood actress BETTE MIDLER has admitted she did not love her husband MARTIN VON HASELBERG when she married him. The BEACHES star tied the knot...

27th February 2006 21:31



Fascinating Fact 1089

Movie veteran and peace activist JANE FONDA will join rockers including MICHAEL STIPE and STEVE EARLE at next month's (MAR06) Bring 'Em Home Now...

27th February 2006 21:31



Perry Was Penniless And Living In A Car

Movie star TYLER PERRY has gone from rags to riches this century - six years ago he was living in his car, so it wouldn't be repossessed. The...

27th February 2006 21:31



Clooney Denies Barr's Genital Claims

GEORGE CLOONEY has laughed off ROSEANNE BARR's outrageous claims they once got so drunk together he allowed her to keep a photograph of his genitals,...

27th February 2006 21:31



Freeman Tips Brokeback For Oscar Glory

Hollywood star MORGAN FREEMAN has tipped BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN for victory at Sunday's (05MAR06) Academy Awards - despite admitting the film didn't...

27th February 2006 21:31



Duchovny + Leoni Lose Building Battle

Hollywood couple DAVID DUCHOVNY and TEA LEONI have lost their bid to stop developers building a apartment block which will tower over their Malibu,...

27th February 2006 21:31



Vaughn Set For Multi-million Dollar Santa Movie

VINCE VAUGHN is set to cement his leading man status by reaching the $20 million (GBP11.8 million) mark for his starring role in upcoming movie FRED...

27th February 2006 21:31



No Daredevil For Affleck?

BEN AFFLECK has reportedly dropped out of the DAREDEVIL sequel because the film won't be as dark as he'd like it to be. Affleck was hoping best...

27th February 2006 21:31



Anna Nicole Heads To Supreme Court

LATEST: Former Playboy model ANNA NICOLE SMITH will attend a hearing regarding her multi-million dollar inheritance case when it is argued in front...

27th February 2006 21:31


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